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re: Looks like Talos is buying Stone Energy - JL
Stone stock is down like 30% since they announced. Whoops. ...
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re: Duck calling assistance - JL
Haha, yea that's what I do now, but want to learn and get better at it if I'm by myself or with other folks who can't call. ...
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Duck calling assistance - JL
I usually let my friends call but it's time do it myself. I've got a 6 in 1 whistle, a high roller, and single reed and double reed call. My plan is to focus on the whistles and start working on the others which I'm told are harder to master. Any advice, recommendations or recommended vide...
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re: Is Houston Now THE Town for BBQ? - JL
Who has the best baby back ribs in Houston? Looking for a good rib place. ...
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re: American Express Premium Rewards - JL
I've got almost 500,000, yes it's the gold premium rewards card. ...
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American Express Premium Rewards - JL
So I've had the card for a few years and have racked up a ton of points, but don't use any of the services or anything associated with American Express. For folks who use AMEX, what services do you use that they provide? I need to take advantage considering what I pay for the yearly fee. Al...
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re: Port of Call - JL
Been there once in the afternoon after drinking since 9 am, thought it was the best burger i've ever had. Gotta go back and try it sober. ...
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re: Eating Places You Stumbled On That Were Surprisingly Legit - JL
I was working in Taft California outside of Bakersfield, a coworker took me to a place called asian experience. it's the best thai food i have had outside of thailand. We talked to the owners, the wife was from thailand, the husband was local but said the restaurant did so well he quit his good j...
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re: Cheapest "Beater" Shotgun - JL
I've had an 870 for 14 yrs, maybe cleaned it once, still works fine and has been thru hell. Get a synthetic stock. ...
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re: Tax advice for living overseas - JL
That was why I was so jealous of other foreigners working overseas. US was the only country that would tax you on foreign income. I worked with brits who were living like kings in bali paying very little income tax. ...
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re: Oh, say can you see, By the dawn's ... STOP Central (BR) H.S. students! No Anthem! - JL
Jesus, they made coach prescott a principal? That guy was dumber than his students when he taught at my school. ...
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re: Is Alaska really as bad of a sausage fest as ive been told? - JL
I went fishing up there and met a couple of guys in there 20's, one quote they said has stuck with me 10 years later. "Here in Alaska you don't lose your girlfriend, you lose your turn". ...
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re: Best degree at Northwestern State? - JL
I've got a buddy who played football there, he does construction project mgmt now. I'm not sure if he got a degree there to do it or just learned on his own. ...
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re: anyone buying MO or any other american tobacco ? - JL
There are other markets besides america for tobacco. Pretty much everybody everywhere else in the world chain smokes. ...
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re: Woodlands, TX recommendations - JL
Jaspers and Tommy Bahama are my two favorite places in Market Street. It's across the street from the pavilion. The pork chop at perry's might be the best meal you can get at a restaurant in the woodlands, but it's an Uber ride. ...
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re: Where is the worst place on Earth to live? - JL
I worked in Liberia for about 6 months, it's the poorest place I've been but the people were very friendly. Due to a UN checkpoint being on every corner there wasn't much crime. There are places like El Salvador that are just as poor with terrible crime problems. ...
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re: Max 401k, Max IRA, then what..? - JL
Real estate and investment account with mutual funds outside of my 401K. I'm not waiting for my 401K to kick in to retire. ...
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re: Recommend Ear Plugs - JL
The rubber ones are very uncomfortable to sleep with and leave your ears hurting in the morning, the foam ones are much more comfortable for sleeping. ...
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re: WWTOTD -- career advice - JL
If your heart is in reservoir, a masters in petroluem might be more useful than if you wanted to go into operations. Other option is to apply with every wireline company in the US to work as a field hand or try to get on as an MWD/LWD hand so you are looking at logs and getting an understanding as...
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re: Best and Worst trip ever !!!! - JL
Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ghana, EG. All the others at least had good people. Everyone in Nigeria was trying to pull one over on you. Customs agents would want stuff, want you to bring them cell phones from the US, try to take your clothes. Crap like that every time i flew in or out. ...
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